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14May, 2021

Challenging Patriarchy in the Pacific

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) General Secretary Rev James Bhagwan has lauded the critical role and contribution of women’s organisations in challenging patriarchy and holding male leaders in churches and faith communities accountable. He was speaking at a Pacific Women’s Triennial Conference on gender-based violence (GBV), where he highlighted the efforts of national members of PCC in this issue. “Our [...]

13May, 2021

United Reformed Church (URC) among global faith leaders calling for equitable vaccine distribution

The United Reformed Church (URC) is among faith leaders around the world urging for global vaccine equity and an end to vaccine nationalism, where wealthier countries gain first access to and hoard vaccines, and people from poorer countries go un-vaccinated. In a joint statement issued through Christian Aid, over 140 faith leaders called for a “people’s vaccine” – referring to [...]

12May, 2021

Shalom, a development organisation of Church of Bangladesh (COB), continues humanitarian work

The re-construction work of a 1,200 feet road at Kanainagar village in Mongla Upazila was inaugurated in mid-February. Vulnerable families in Mongla, Bagerhat received hens and instruments for rearing hens, and improved sanitation through the installation of 100 clean toilets. 100th anniversary celebration of Katolmari Parish At the margin of Mymensingh division at the foot of North Meghalaya hills, lies [...]

7May, 2021

United Church of Zambia (UCZ)’s conservation farming programme officially opens

A Conservation Farming programme in Chisamba District, Central Province was officially opened by the Provincial Permanent Secretary Bernard Chomba in early May. In this joint venture, First Quantum Minerals shared conservation farming expertise with Chipembi College of Agriculture, the United Church of Zambia (UCZ)’s agriculture training institution for un-employed youth, retirees and more. Compared to conventional farming, the Conservation Farming [...]

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